Virginia's Judicial System

Fluvanna General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Combined Courts

16th Judicial District of Virginia

General District Courts Informational Pamphlet
Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts Informational Pamphlet


Ms Kimberly Ann Warner


Phone: (434) 591-1980
Fax: (434) 591-1981

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 417
72 Main Street, Suite B
Palmyra, VA 22963-0417

General District Judges

  • Hon. Claiborne H. Stokes Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. William G. Barkley
  • Hon. Theresa W. Carter
  • Hon. Matthew J. Quatrara

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges

  • Hon. Deborah S. Tinsley, Chief Judge
  • Hon. David M Barredo
  • Hon. Gilbert H. Berger
  • Hon. Barbara G. Lowe
  • Hon. Ronald L. Morris
  • Hon. Frank W. Somerville

Court Schedule

General District Court Schedule
   Tuesday only
   8:30 a.m., 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Tues., Arraignments, Bond & 
   9:30 a.m., 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tues., Traffic/Criminal - State
   9:30 a.m., 4th Tues., Traffic/Criminal - Sheriff
   1:00 p.m., 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tues., Traffic/Criminal - Lake olice
   1:00 p.m., 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tues., Non-officer Criminal trials
   1:00 p.m., 3rd Tues., VASAP & OAR
   1:00 p.m., 2nd Tues., Game & Fisheries & Animal Control

   Civil - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tues.
     2:00 p.m., Uncontested & Small Claims
     2:30 p.m., Large filers
   Contested Civil - 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th (Set by Judge)

Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Schedule
   Wednesday only
   9:00 a.m., 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th, Advisements, Bond, Crossover
     & Review of Compliance
   9:00 a.m., 2nd, Division of Child Support Enforcement
   9:30 a.m., 1st, 3rd & 4th, All juvenile *Summonses by Officer: 
   traffic, etc.
   9:30 a.m., 4th, Deputies
   10:00 a.m., 1st, 3rd & 4th, Juvenile Trials, Delinquency
     & Probation Violations
   11:00 a.m., 1st, 3rd & 4th, Adult Trials, Criminal &
     Probation Violations
   1:00 p.m., 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th, Civil - first call & review of
   1:00 p.m., 1st, Social Services
   Civil contested, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th, set by Judge/Clerk

Continuance Policy

Continuances heard by Judge on written motion received ten (10) business days prior to current date.